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Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

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Address: 220 E Ann St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1445
Phone Number: 734 995 5439
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Everyone gets creative in this interactive science and technology museum,...

Everyone gets creative in this interactive science and technology museum, featuring engaging exhibits in subjects like psychology, the media and health.

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When you travel with family and children then you must do things for the enjoyment of all. My wife and I will surely be granted a special place in heaven for this experience... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you travel with family and children then you must do things for the enjoyment of all. My wife and I will surely be granted a special place in heaven for this experience. The children and their mom loved it. They could have stayed for a very long time. After an hour I was counting the minutes.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum continues to improve over the years. Not comparable to Toronto's or even Detroit's, but an excellent effort for this size city.

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Thank Jim P
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great learning experience and place to spend one on one fun learning time with your child. prices are a bit high but worth it if you have never been with your children

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Thank Iamswagright C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My kids had a great time at this museum. So much so, we were there for over 3 hours. There are so many hands on displays for kids to create and learn. The pricing was well within reason and a value for your investment. We hope to return soon.

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Thank Sean R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the kids loved the party, my son said it was his best birthday ever. price was reasonable, they give a private room for the party where each kid got to do a exploding volcano and then time in the museum to explore

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Thank Sarah M
Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with our 4 & 1 year old granddaughters to the "ball" room. That's what the kids call it. I have hardly ever seen them have a better time!

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Traverse City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have four kids - ages 10,8,7 and 3. The kids had a great time here! We spent about four hours in the museum. They had us start at the top floor and work our way down. Great idea! The new water room is on the lower level, so ending there was smart. Our kids loved the Block Party foam... More 

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Thank Alissa B
New Rochelle, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since the kids were infants we've come to the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum every time we visit my in laws in Ann Arbor. No matter the age this museum pulls in the kids (and their parents!) with great and informative exhibits that speak at a kids level without dumbing down.

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Loveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been to a number of children's museums in the Midwest and may like this one the best. It isn't the biggest or most elaborate or most technologically advanced children's museum, but it is pleasant, fun and manageable. I've found others to be wonderful, but often overstimulating and overwhelming. We took two 12 year old boys who had a great... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

My children love it here, lots to see and do and explore. However, at $16 per head to get in, it just isn't worth it

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